OBITUARY – Rev. Dr. Taylor
East Liverpool Tribune
The funeral services over the remains of Rev. Dr. W. G. Taylor, for a number of years a retired minister at Beaver, were held yesterday afternoon from the late home of the deceased in that city. The reverend gentleman died Sunday (September 6, 1903) morning of paralysis. He was aged 83 years and is survived by a wife and several children.
The services over the remains of the aged minister were most impressive as a large number of the ministers of the Presbytery from the district in which he was located were in attendance as well as several representatives from the Western Theological seminary in Allegheny.
Deceased was born in Pittsburg in 1820 and studied in the college at Washington, Pa., before it had been affiliated with the Jefferson college. He afterwards held charges in a number of different cities in Pennsylvania and finally located in Beaver. He has resided in that city as a retired minister for 20 years.
Deceased was married in 1849 to Miss Charlotte Thompson at Allegheny and they celebrated their golden wedding at their home in Beaver a few years ago at which time a large number of the relatives were present. Besides the widow of deceased who is also well up in years the following children survive: John T. Taylor, of Monaca; James W. Taylor, Beaver; H. J. Taylor, Monaca; Mrs. Elanore Stewart, Beaver, and Mrs. M. M. Martin, of St. Paul, Minn., the latter being the mother of W. T. Martin of this city, who with his wife was in attendance a the funeral in Beaver.